Some shots of sakura

Sakura season has spun around again. Maybe it was the endless drudgery and chill of winter this year, maybe it was the poignancy of fragile flowers blooming under heavy rainclouds and wind, but… Continue reading

Street Cosplay In Nipponbashi

Anime nerds, gamer nerds, photography nerds, not-really-identifying-as-nerds-but-inte­rested, everyone! – come along to see the annual Nipponbashi Street Cosplay Festa! Enjoy some of the best costumes in Japan, some of the strangest poses, and… Continue reading

Rainy Days In Kyoto

What to do in Kyoto when it rains? Michael Lambe of Deep Kyoto suggests shopping in covered arcades like Teramachi, Shinkyogoku, and Nishikikoji Market; plays at the Minamiza; museums; cafes. Mandy Bartok of… Continue reading

I don’t want to be a list ticker

I don’t want to be a list ticker. I don’t want to hit 30 countries under 30.

How to make takoyaki at your house!

Takoyaki. Is there any better snack food? Maybe for those wary of octopus, the idea of frying in up in batter doesn’t sound so appealing, but the beauty of the system is, if… Continue reading

The Osaka Photoshooters Club

The Osaka Photoshooters is a club that meets about once a month for photoshoots. Recently we collaborated with Hades Japan Footwear, and Kouki Kaneyama, a young, but already high achieving, designer. We hope… Continue reading

Happy Hina Matsuri

On March 3rd, girls in Japan celebrate Hina Matsuri. A young, Kiwi/Japanese girl called Mei showed us around her collection.

How To Use A Japanese Toilet

Having trouble figuring out which way is forward on a Japanese toilet? Wondering what the speaker thing is attached to the wall? Haven’t tried yet, but are living in Japan, and know that… Continue reading

How To Handle Winter

This is how I deal with winter. Hotsprings by the beach, hotsprings in a cave, hotsprings in the river. When can I get a hotspring at my house?!

Mochi New Year

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